Those sneaky little scammers are at it again, with hundreds of young ladies falling for the trick.
They first bait them in with a shared comment along the lines of:
Once clicked you are met with what appears to be a faded out ‘Youtube’ Page.
In order to continue you must ‘prove you are a human’ by completing a ‘task or two’. (This is where they make their money, as they are getting paid for these mini games it appears).
And then the viral bit pops in on the last ‘validation check’:
Which is actually a sneakily hidden Facebook Comments box, which shares what you type in with your friends, tricking them into clicking on the link too.
Don’t believe us? This is what happens when you try it on a session without being logged in:
So… moral of the story, be careful what you click on. When in doubt, open in a private session (incognito on Chrome) and try and see if there’s any unexpected Facebook login screens.
Also, never ever type your login details into one of these articles, Facebook connect will ALWAYS ask you to connect with the session you’re already logged in with.
Stay safe out there!